Salisbury Press

Friday, January 19, 2018

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Thomas Strain, 26, of Topton, was issued a summary citation for disorderly conduct following an alleged incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 4:20 p.m. Nov. 23, 2017.

Mercedes Cuello-Almonte, 31, of Allentown, was issued a summary citation for disorderly conduct and driving while under suspension following an alleged incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 4:20 p.m. Dec. 19, 2017.

A student at Salisbury High School reported to police 1:30 p.m....

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

HARRY S

TRUMAN

ELEMENTARY

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold registration for students enrolling in kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22.

Registration will be held at the school, 1400 Gaskill St.

Students must be five years of age before Sept. 1 to enroll. Bring a copy of the child’s current immunizations, birth certificate and two proofs of Salisbury residency.

For more information, visit the...

Governor visits LCCC CDL, manufacturing programs discussed

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by DANIEL HAMM in Local News

Gov. Tom Wolf visited Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, Jan. 9 to discuss trucking and manufacturing positions with local company team leaders and students.

Wolf was introduced by LCCC President Dr. Ann Bieber who helped lead discussion topics.

Upon his arrival at the college, Wolf, Bieber and LCCC Board of Trustees Chairwoman Roberta Marcus toured the commercial truck driver training facilities and the college’s new manufacturing mobile unit, which prepares...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Jan. 18

The public is invited to attend a forum with the Democratic candidates for Congress in PA’s 15th district, 7 p.m. at Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W. Elm St., Allentown. Candidates will discuss the current state of health care in America and what they believe needs to be done to fix it. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Medicare for All www.lehighvalleymedicareforall.com.

Jan. 20

Antique appraisal fair at the...

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

LET’S PLAY BOOKS

Chuck Wendig returns to Let’s Play Books Bookstore, 244 Main St., Emmaus, for the launch of the fifth installment of his Miriam Black urban fantasy series, “The Raptor and the Wren,” Jan. 23.

The event will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required.

“The Raptor and The Wren” is being released simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. Purchase of any Miriam Black series book is required for admission to the book launch event.

Chuck Wendig is a...

Senator Toomey’s response to President Trump’s remarks ‘cowardly and spineless’

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

Another day, another opportunity for Senator Toomey to show us his true colors.

In response to President Trump’s blatantly racist remarks about immigrants from Africa and Haiti, Senator Toomey produced yet another cowardly and spineless response.

Rather than outright condemn President Trump’s remarks, as anyone with some integrity would do, Senator Toomey writes how he “hopes” the President will retract the statements “attributed to him” about countries of...

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by APRIL PETERSON in School

Q: In what grade are you currently enrolled?

A: I am currently a senior at Salisbury High School.

Q: What is your favorite subject? Why?

A: I enjoy history because you can learn about the past and how we today can take those past events and apply them to the future of our world.

Q: Have you received any special awards or recognition?

A: I have been inducted into National Honor Society and have earned high honor roll, honor roll, Eagle Scout and was...

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Chamber

The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.

There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or...

Cookie Crunch set for Feb. 25

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

GIRL SCOUTS

The Girl Scouts of Eastern PA and ArtsQuest will host the annual Girl Scout Cookie Crunch fundraiser 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

The event benefits both the Girl Scouts and ArtsQuest’s Art Education Fund which provides quality arts and education programs for area students.

Regional chefs and restaurants will create dishes made with Girl Scout Cookies. Attendees will vote for their favorites. For...